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Global partners, dozens of new perks, and a brand new Six Apple page for you to explore. Six Apple started as a simple card to help teachers take advantage of local benefits. But with over 90,000 teachers now supported by the VIPKid platform, we got to thinking a little bigger. And by a little, we […]

January 13, 2020

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Is VIPKid a legitimate company? Yes. So this is kinda awkward, considering that we’re the ones writing this article. Instead of answering the question with a simple ‘yes’ (which would make this more of a Tweet than a blog really), we thought a deeper dive into the question of legitimacy would be fun. As a […]

January 7, 2020

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VIPKid is ranked as #9 on Glassdoor's Best Places to Work 2020. VIPKid's mission is, “to inspire and empower every child for the future.” 

December 13, 2019

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Work when and where you want. Earn $15-$22/hr.

One of the major drawcards for online teaching is that you can teach from anywhere. This is basically true, but let’s just straighten out a few things so that we’re all on the same page here. What does anywhere actually mean? Barbados, Boulder, Bangladesh? Check, check and double-check. Bathtubs, beds and a beach in Bali? […]

December 3, 2019

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It’s estimated that there are over 50 million people actively studying Mandarin, and in 2010 there were 700,000 non-Chinese speakers that took the Mandarin proficiency test – an increase of over 700% in just 5 years. Now may be the perfect time to learn Chinese online. There are about 6,500 spoken languages in the world […]

November 28, 2019

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Nearly 600 Teachers from 42 States attended the conference that celebrated connections and cultural exchange.  The VIPKid teacher community celebrated its sixth (can you believe it’s been six already?) Journey conference in the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. It was the biggest showing yet, with nearly 600 teachers attending from 42 states!  The enthusiasm, passion, and […]

November 22, 2019

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****Calling all VIPKid teachers! You can be a part of something big. For every 500 classes taught or every dance video submitted here by 11/20/2019, a lifesaving nutrition packet will be donated to a malnourished child (keep reading for more info). VIPKid teachers “get active and give back” through UNICEF Kid Power. Today, we added […]

November 18, 2019

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Thanks to a host of unusual qualities, like angelic-levels of patience and the ability to command the attention of thirty plus kindergarteners, teachers are suited to side hustles almost by design. But with more and more options coming out of the woodwork, it can be tricky pinning down the side job that makes the most […]

November 12, 2019

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Today, we’re excited to introduce the next installment of our Thought Leadership Series, where we highlight professionals and luminaries from around the world that are helping to shape the modern-day landscape of learning with affirmative and thought-provoking action.  We recently spoke with Dr. Malbert Smith, CEO, President, and Co-Founder of MetaMetrics about the importance of […]

October 31, 2019

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Teaching online is already a rapidly growing profession. Here’s why you should consider virtual teaching the perfect opportunity (which is a whole lot of fun too) if you’re on the hunt for a side job. Looking for side jobs isn’t exactly a top 10 activity. It’s exhausting. There are always trade-offs, and let’s be honest… […]

September 25, 2019

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What do you get when you mix excitement and passion with a few hundred online teachers, many of whom are meeting for the first time? The answer may surprise you, because what we got was more akin to a family reunion than a conference. There was fun. There was love. There was a sprinkling of […]

September 6, 2019

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